Courses & Units

Advanced Analytical Techniques (CSL) XGR504

Hobart

Note:

For Higher Degree Research Candidates - an elective in the Graduate Certificate in Research

Introduction

XGR504 will provide the postgraduate researcher with a greater understanding of the diversity, capability and applicability of  the specialist analytical equipment housed within the Central Science Laboratory (CSL). The unit will include an introductory overview of CSL capabilities followed by two instrument focussed practical/workshop based electives. During the elective candidates will work in the laboratory and be introduced to the techniques, principles of operation, issues related to the methodology, sample preparation, instrument maintenance, and data interpretation. Where possible  students will be encouraged to bring along their own samples for analysis. Key focus will also be given to safety aspects  with students expected to prepare appropriate risk assessments.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Analytical Techniques (CSL)
Unit code XGR504
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Research Division
Office of Research Services
Discipline Graduate Research Office
Coordinator

Dr Ashley Townsend

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Full Year Period On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Full Year Period 26/2/2018 15/4/2018 25/6/2018 20/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,055.00 019999

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Co-requisites

  • Enrolment in HDR

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Up to six days intensive

Assessment

Each practical elective has three associated assessment tasks linked to the specific analytical technique and/or the individuals research project.  Candidates are expected to receive a pass grade for each assessment task.

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Textbooks

Required

None

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